Let’s imagine this scenario: You bought a great turnout blanket for your horse in the fall, but spring rolls around, and that same blanket is now caked with mud, has a broken surcingle, and overall doesn’t have that new blanket look anymore. We’ve all been there, and you don’t want your animal going around looking […]
If you have a horse that is losing weight, and you are unsure why, here are five reasons that your horse may be losing weight.
A former director of the Midwest Horse Fair pleaded not guilty this week to 41 felony counts of fraud and 19 counts of theft. Rhonda Reese of Columbus, Wisconsin is accused of embezzling around $239,000 while she was employed there from 2007 to 2017. According to the criminal complaint filed in January, the 51-year-old is […]
Thanks to research conducted at the University of Arizona, horsemen and horsewomen may have a new tool to help manage equine stress, and it’s as simple as a sniff. A sniff of lavender, that is. Research recently published in the Journal of Equine Veterinary Science found significant signs of stress reduction in horses that inhaled […]
Authorities in Washington state are looking for answers after an owner in Yelm reported their horse’s tongue was cut off Tuesday. The 28-year-old horse named Annie was euthanized Wednesday afternoon. Upon further examination by a veterinarian, it wasn’t clear if the incident was malicious, or caused by something else. A necropsy is being done to […]
Kansas horse owners are on guard after the Kansas Animal Health Commissioner has confirmed nine horses have now tested positive for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA). Further trace outs have resulted in confirmation of two additional Equine Piroplasmosis (EP)-positive horses, for a total of nine horses positive for EIA and three positive for EP. The counties […]